Combining Notre Dame’s mission to be a force for good with great data science, the inaugural semester of the University’s online Master of Science in Data Science program has been a success from the outset, when a lecture from one of the world’s most prominent data scientists captivated the first...
University of Notre Dame's 2017 Year in Review
The University of Notre Dame, along with the city of South Bend, the city of Elkhart and various community organizations and businesses, will host Idea Week April 21-28 (Saturday-Saturday) to highlight strides being made in innovation and entrepreneurship in the region and to inspire creative energy for future success.
Understanding that divergence, researchers say, is a starting point to determining whether there are non-biting genes in other species that could be manipulated in order to reduce transmission of vector-borne diseases.
Two University of Notre Dame researchers – Martin Haenggi and Prashant V. Kamat – have been named to Clarivate Analytics’ 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list. Clarivate’s list identifies the scholars who published the most articles that are in the top one percent of the most-cited articles.
During recent trips to Cuba and Armenia, Ani Aprahamian, Freimann Professor of Experimental Nuclear Physics, met both President Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia and Fidelito Castro, the son of the late and Cuban leader Fidel Castro, to talk about nuclear physics.
Research completed at the University of Notre Dame that tracked the maturation of the frog oocyte to an egg, followed by fertilization and progression to the two-cell embryo, provides a valuable foundation for developmental biologists who study the earliest stages of animal development.
Physics professors Michael Wiescher and Dan Robertson both received a Media Legends Award from the Office of Media Relations for their work with the press that spotlighted academic excellence at the University of Notre Dame.
The graduate joint annual meeting of the College of Science and the College of Engineering (COSE-JAM) drew 45 poster presentations and 14 oral presentations during the event in Jordan Hall on Friday, Dec. 8. The event, similar to the popular undergraduate College of Science Joint Annual Meeting held each year in...
Harper Cancer Research Institute receives highly competitive research funding from the American Cancer Society
The Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI) has received a $300,000 Institutional Research Grant (IRG) from the American Cancer Society (ACS), which is a renewal of the IRG grant from 2014.
In continuous operation since its beginning in 1987, more than 10,000 crystals have been grown in the Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) lab of Professor Jacek Furdyna. Materials designed and fabricated in the MBE lab led to collaborations with scientists in more than 100 institutions outside of Notre Dame, including some 35...
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has selected Clive R. Neal, professor of civil & environmental engineering & earth sciences at the University of Notre Dame, as a member of its committee studying Extraterrestrial Sample Analysis Facilities for the Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences.
The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values at the University of Notre Dame has released its sixth annual list of emerging ethical dilemmas and policy issues in science and technology.
During June 2017, the Center for Mathematics hosted its seventh consecutive summer thematic program and met a milestone with the attendance of its 1,000th participant.
The inaugural Gold Mass and lecture at the University of Notre Dame was held on Nov. 15, 2017, the feast day of Saint Albert the Great, the patron saint of scientists. The events, a campus-wide collaboration among several colleges, centers and institutes, drew hundreds.